By now, you've heard about the new Australian data retention laws. And while everything is still in the early stages, I wanted to go over what we know so far.
These data retention laws, (passed 43 for, 16 against, in the Senate back on 26th March 2015), are actually a series of amendments added to the Telecommunications (Intercept and Access) Act 1979. Many amendments were proposed, some were shot down, and some got through.
What is metadata?
What does this mean for you?
How can you get around having your metadata captured?